Saturday, January 26 at 1 pm
This month’s theme is Bomb Squad Science. Explore the science of robotics used in detecting and diffusing bombs. Family members of all ages are welcome. Free with your Museum admission. Get your tickets here.
Free Admission! Family Fun Day
Saturday, February 2 at 11 am
Come learn more about the fascinating role canines play in law enforcement, and how each dog is selected and trained. Put your matching skills to the test and flex your smell power at our Activity Cart, take part in our scavenger hunt and more. Free activities and events for the whole family!
Wednesday, February 6 at 11 am
Children can meet a retired police officer during our Storytime at 11 am on the first Wednesday of each month. This month we will read Busy People: Police Officer by Ando Twin and Lucy M. George. This program is free with admission to the Museum. Children under 5 receive free admission to the Museum. Get your tickets here.
Conversations: Predictive Policing—Forecasting Crime with Big Data
Thursday, February 7 at 7 pm
What does it mean when a computer decides your police department should stake out a neighborhood grocery store? Join NBC4 Prince George’s County (MD) Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins and a panel of experts for a discussion on predictive policing and how big data is changing law enforcement. Panelists from the Washington, DC region and Chicago will talk about their experiences and what you should know about this new technology. This program is generously funded by Target. Get your tickets here.
Talk with the Curator – Combating Terrorism: Law Enforcement at Home and Abroad
Thursday, February 21 at 6 pm
International and domestic terrorism has changed law enforcement in many ways from increased security at airports to NYPD officers stationed abroad. Come hear from Curator Sarah Haggerty on how major terrorist attacks have changed policing and get behind-the-scenes access to exhibits and artifacts. This program is free with admission. Tickets available soon.
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